welcome to north central nato
We are a non-profit trade association that encompasses the five state area of Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, and Iowa. Our membership is comprised of motion picture exhibitors, theatre owners, and operators with facilities located in the five states. Our membership includes large, regional, and independent theatre owners. Our membership is open to all exhibitors.
If you are not currently a member; take this opportunity to browse our website. Feel free to contact us with any questions and we encourage you to download our membership application and join today! Your participation will help insure the success of our great industry. OUR PURPOSE: 1. Monitor legislation and work with lobbyists, legislators, and members on issues affecting our industry. 2. Coordinate and work with the national association on behalf of our members. 3. Provide strong and unified voice on issues affecting our members and the movie exhibition industry. 4. Plan and host the North Central NATO Convention held annually in April. 5. Sponsor and promote the NCNATO Scholarship program which provides post-secondary scholarship grants to employees of our member theatres. 6. Provide an a regional member newsletter informing our members of events and issues in our industry. 7. Provide a North Central NATO website to promote our organization, encourage new membership, and provide easy easy access to information.